Renault 9 Turbo (1985) Renault 9 Turbo. Windshield is cracked and the car needs some TLC. All of them gave off the same sort of tight compact convertible vibe, and which one you got was entirely dependent on how fat your wallet. (the lightest car produced in the U.S.). The seller doesn’t specify, but it may be attached to a 1.7 or 1.4 L four banger. I agree. fun car to drive. As with other Alliances, power even with the 1.7-liter was lacking, with meager acceleration and achievable speeds. La Renault Alliance est la version destinée au marché nord-américain de la Renault 9, commercialisée de 1983 à 1987 lors de la prise de contrôle de American Motors Corporation (AMC) par Renault. In 1985 the Renault 9 was given a facelift, giving it the same front look and double headlights as the Renault 11. The AMC dealer in Kalamazoo had a scummy reputation, tried to sell me a new set of calipers that were unneeded, so I started taking my R5 to an independent import specialist. Combined MPG: 23. combined. It runs smoothly until it reaches operating temperature and then everything shuts down. I saw the Alliance at a new car show back in 1982 or 83. $15.94. RockAuto ships auto parts and body parts from over 300 manufacturers to customers' doors worldwide, all at warehouse prices. The first all-new products of this venture was a family of subcompact vehicles based on the Renault 9 and 11. The top worked like most convertibles in its day. “The final year saw about 35,000 Alliances sold in 1987.” High point was 200,000 sales in 1984. Great piece about an oft forgotten car, Brendan. How can I share … While the US government decided Chrysler was too big to fail and bailed out the company with loan guarantees in 1979, American Motors was judged just the right size to fail and had to get bailed out by the French government.This led right to the weird history of the Renault Alliance, which included a Wisconsin-ized Renault 11 hatchback called the Encore. In the back of my mind is the question of how much of the Alliance’s vile reputation was a function of the dealer mechanics not being that familiar with the cars, which were so different from what they were used to. Blue 1985 Renault Alliance L 1.7L I4 5-Speed Manual For Sale 1.7L I4 5-Speed Manual . DO NOT TEXT ----PLEASE CALL-----This is a rare 1985 Renault Alliance Convertible. Hahaha! Naissance du cabriolet Alliance. If you are a vehicle owner, search for recalls by your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). At Suspension.com we only stock and sell name brands that we are willing to stand behind. Fuel pump strainers are made of durable materials, designed to OEM specification for direct replacement and provide lasting protection against premature pump failure. The Alliance is pretty much the same as my ’65 Chrysler. It was a stripper, with nothing but an automatic transmission and a rear window defogger (it even had manual steering with no power assist! I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again – my family loved our ’85 Encore hatchback, that gave us years of reliable service until it met it’s demise in the mid-’90s. If you are a vehicle owner, search for recalls by your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). $20.50. The company had three product lines: a profitable line of government vehicles, Jeeps, and passenger cars. Years later I had some minor problems with something on the car. THE CAR IS VERY SOLID AND HAS VERY FEW MILES (22K ORIGINAL).THE ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION ARE IN PERFECT CONDITION. Site security & support provided by Intellitonic. And not just that — a convertible Alliance, surely the rarest body style, with a new top and service records from an expensive recent service. Recalls & Safety Issues. The Alliance convertible was a surprise to many dealers, who had heard rumors that an Alliance station wagon was in the works instead. The 2.2 had been available in Europe from 77, Why, oh why, did they hobble the 18 and the Fuego in the US? Also the XJ Cherokee (originally built by AMC) was produced through the 2001 model year by Chrysler, and went on through 2012 in China. I have a 1985 Renault Alliance. Featured car photographed in Hingham, Massachusetts – February 2018, Top-down CC images by Robadr from the CC Cohort. Don't waste time calling around to your local bookstores or waiting for a repair manual to arrive by mail. My 67 Ford Galaxie worked just like this too, except that it had a glass window that did not need to be unzipped. Motor oil helps lubricate the engine’s moving parts, keep the engine cool, and keep harmful substances from building up inside the engine. Sort By. Renault ultimately bailed out the near-bankrupt American Motors Corporation in 1980, gaining a controlling 47.5% interest in the American automaker. 1985 Renault Alliance condition: excellent cylinders: 4 cylinders drive: fwd fuel: gas odometer: 93000 paint color: white title status: clean transmission: manual type: convertible. I was told by the seller to use Lemon Pledge to clean it periodically. As the ownership of Jeep and acquisition of AMC’s state-of-the-art Bramalea Assembly plant in Brampton, Ontario were the primary motives in this purchase, Chrysler saw little benefit in the continued production and sale of Renault’s line of passenger cars, especially as the automaker was already selling more cars under more brands than it needed to. 1985 Renault Alliance DL: Condition: Used. Geordie. In lieu of a solid hardtop, and B- and C-pillars, some 232 lbs. Had overheating issues because the “import specialist” did not bleed the cooling system the way it was designed to be bled. Highway MPG: 26. highway. With just the 18i as a move up car, buyers went elsewhere. Mobile Mechanic. This resulted in the Alliance and its sibling, the Encore, being introduced to the American market in 1982. These cars (Studebaker and Rambler) appealed to the prudent and conservative part of my brain. There are not many of these little gems around anymore. And not just that — a convertible Alliance, surely the rarest body style, with a new top and service records from an expensive recent service. I will echo the others. It also has the original tonneau cover to cover the top when its down. I said “you guys did”. 1 product rating - AMC/Renault Alliance and Encore 1983 thru 1987 All models (1985, Haynes) With that attitude, I’ll look forward to the cost-cut PSA parts inventory for my Opel. Windshield is cracked and the car needs some TLC. At least in the modern era, the most promising venture for a French automaker in North America came in the early 1980s, in the form of the Renault-AMC partnership. Now Mr Cavanaugh, Esq, without meaning any disrespect and with admiration for your fealty to South Bend and the products therefrom, I don’t think it is entirely out of order for me to make the passing observation that I do believe it is possible that you could find a reminder of a Studebaker product in anything from the Space Shuttle to a tomato. It starts right up and runs great. “Alliance production at the Kenosha plant closed out as of Friday, June 5, 1987.”. It is not a running car but motor starts with fluid sprayed into tb. Looking for a 1985 Renault Alliance repair manual? Needs a head gasket and I do have a new one that comes with the car. Hardly used by lady driver who bought it new - only 5,207 miles from new. Curbside Classic: 1985 Renault Alliance Convertible – Ton Camembert à la Open Air. Let’s start with some history. Here’s something I absolutely didn’t expect to find when I logged on to Autotrader today: A 1985 Renault Alliance in unusually nice condition. car nerd 2007-04-24 02:39. For 1983-1985 Renault Alliance Headlight Connector Dorman 64484FH 1984. The highly equitable Jeep brand made finding a buyer relatively easy, and on March 9, 1987, Renault officially sold its 46.1% of AMC’s outstanding shares to Chrysler for roughly $1.5 Billion, with Chrysler proceeding to purchase remaining shares. And the 2 liter? 1985 Renault Alliance: reaches..everything shuts down..injector. On the North American market the cars were known as the Renault Alliance and Renault Encore respectively. Required fields are marked *. MPG. Fine article about a terrible car. I had the same thoughts regarding the overall feeling of the Alliance convertible with the Lark – and by extension – the 1960-ish Rambler American convertibles. The top and window are about 18 years old now and the window remains clear. Easy to use parts catalog. 1985 Renault Alliance Convertible Test Drive In addition to the new engine for 1985, there were a couple new players in the AMC passenger car lineup, with the more interesting being the Alliance convertible. Cherchez parmi les plus récents Renault Alliance, analysez les descriptions et spécifications détaillées, comparez avec d’autres modèles et trouvez le concessionnaire Renault le … I did that to mine when I replaced the top. was - … My guess is that the top would fold with the plastic window in place but that the creasing and scratching would shorten its life. Specifications include engine, steering system, suspension, brake system, wheels/tires, dimensions, standard features/options, and more. By the time they finally offered the 2.2 in the 18i and Fuego, the train had already left the station on being viable in the US. While I am generally not a fan of the Appliance, there was always something about this convertible that appealed to me. Needs a head gasket and I do have a new one that comes with the car. Oh, just great! $13.71. By 1989, one could get a used 1983/84 Alliance/Encore for $900-1200, about same price for a late 70’s “beater”. Most folks don’t even use the boot unless they know that the top will be down for quite a while, as you have to remove it to raise the roof (when it rains or gets too hot for top-down motoring). Clean Ohio title. Under the terms of the sale, GM gave PSA some very significant incentives to completely divorce Opel models from the GM owned platforms and technology they use. It wasn’t that French automakers were inferior per se, as in fact, in many ways through the years they were consistently building some of the most innovative and technologically-advanced vehicles in the world. And I do not miss those awful plastic rear windows that became cloudy like a shower curtain after a few years. The smaller 1.4 was a pushrod. UPDATE 1/13/19 – The bidders didn’t meet the seller’s reserve back in April of 2018 when this incredible 1985 Renault Alliance convertible was listed on eBay. This 1985 Renault Alliance convertible is said to be a one-owner, garage-kept example with 85k miles from new. Thanks Joe. The 1.7 was OHC. I still think they were a very attractive cheap car. Buy It Now. The pedestal-mounted front bucket seats were a clever idea, and really did free up foot room under the front seats for rear-seat passengers. There was always something about the stubby upright shape and market position of this car that reminded me of the 1960 Studebaker Lark convertible – a nicely done convertible by a perennial underdog. It seems like these were everywhere up until about ten years ago, before they all disappeared at the same time–nice ones like this are very scarce. What kept these out of consideration for me was the small engines. Were just not selling, and dropped when deal closed. Renault was a European brand, therefor could command an varying degree more premium vibe than AMC. But the times change quickly. It seems like these were everywhere up until about ten years ago, before they all disappeared at the same time–nice ones like this are very scarce. But, the whole top is manual, so in a way the Alliance is a bit more convenient than my Mazda. Heavy praise went to its low price of around $6,500, its fuel efficiency and light weight of around 2,000 lbs. Introduced in mid-1982 as 1983 models, the “Alliance” 2-door and 4-door sedans were joined the following year by the “Encore” 3-door and 5-door hatchbacks. How can I share my MPG? In 1979 a partnership between AMC and Renault was established, with Renault holding a controlling interest. With the top up, it looks just as sensible as any small and thrifty French workman ever did when wearing an extravagant, beige and outsized top-hat. The plastic rear window was a throwback as Ford offered a glass rear window in their Galaxie rag tops starting in 1964. Here’s something I absolutely didn’t expect to find when I logged on to Autotrader today: A 1985 Renault Alliance in unusually nice condition. Renault has most likely outlined either synthetic or conventional as the best motor oil for your 1985 Alliance. Sidenote, this was the first time AMC dealers offered a convertible since 1968! Larger models in the form of the midsize Medallion and full size Premier (both above) were being readied by Renault, but the automaker was in a state of financial and political turmoil in its home country. Harrisburg, AR 17062, USA 78,528 Miles I’m guessing its the bigger engine, which was also introduced for this model year and was fuel injected. This would have been about 1985. We owned a K-car and the Alliance felt no where near as durable (this WAS 1985, you know, and we … My ’53 Chrysler was designed the same way as the Alliance (but the top’s electric motor did not work) . … As small cars go, I didn’t think the Alliance looked all that bad, the Encore? The 1.7 should have been the standard engine from the beginning. The Renault Alliance is a front-wheel drive, front-engine subcompact automobile manufactured and marketed in North America by American Motors Corporation (AMC) for model years 1983–1987. Renault-Fiat : "Les discussions pourront reprendre une fois que l’alliance entre Renault et Nissan aura été renforcée", lance Bruno Le Maire Recalls & Safety Issues. I saw both. Generally a competitive entry in most respects, the Alliance was at its core, a subcompact economy car, offering little visual flair or driving excitement (with the exception of the GTA). A total of 623,573 two door, four door, three door hatch, five door hatch and convertibles were built by the time production was discontinued in 1987. The only thing I really remember about the Alliance convertible is that the local dealer provided a couple for the July 4th parade in 1987 and a friend from high school got to drive one. city/highway. I bought 2 of these from a former Renault dealer. Fundamentally good cars that were not going to stand up to Canadian driving habits and ignoring normal maintenance as so many people still do. There is no spark and no fuel coming through the injector. Lots of spunk. rafael olivares fernandez (3) arturo a gomez b (1) carlos susana gomez palafox romero (1) jorge saldivar saldivar (1) oscar cabello rangel (1) sergio alejandro garcia enriquez (1) alberto villegas ramos (1) With the top up, that big, airy greenhouse of the regular, two-door sedans looked less than great. The Company is not making any representations as to the condition and/or the value of this vehicle. Ceritficate of Pre-Vocational Educa. 1400 or best offer. If the Alliance had come with the 1.7 l engine to start with, that would have helped. Toyota Camry? Unfortunately, the Kenosha staff decided French cars meant mandatory French build quality (translation: it made a Morris/Austin Marina look reliable) which gave the line an immediate bad reputation. Sheesh, kids today – life was *hard* back then. That piece I put up for April Fools started out as a gag, but the truth is that since that time I cannot avoid seeing an early Lark every time I see a Nissan Juke. Renault has most likely outlined either synthetic or conventional as the best motor oil for your 1985 Alliance. Current bid: US $885.00 [ 19 bids] Shipping: Will ship to United States. Rien à voir avec ce qui est fait en France par "LM Sovra" ou "Heuliez". Vous trouverez sans doute votre prochain 1985 Renault Alliance parmi nos annonces. In the summer of 1985, I carpooled with a man who owned an Alliance D/L four-door sedan. 1985 Renault Alliance Pictures: Browse interior and exterior photos for 1985 Renault Alliance. Local industrial yard had a lot of unsold Alliances in spring/summer ’87, after the Mopar buyout announced. A version of the 9 was manufactured and marketed by American Motors Corporation (AMC) in the United States as the Renault Alliance and bearing a Measures approximately 11" x 11". renault alliance. Really? Best of 2020 – Curbside Classic: 1968 Pontiac GTO – Redpop! One of your justifications for acquiring Opel is that there are many people who don’t want to buy a French car, and so you wanted to have a German car company within PSA. They now have it listed here on Craigslist with a reduced price of $4,900 or trade. Additionally, it was tested at high capacity, as Renault wanted it to be “the strongest four in the industry.” With a hair over 90K on the clock, I’d guess this motor has plenty of life in it, especially given how well cared for the rest of the car is. Write Review and Win $200 + + Review + Sell Car. fun car to drive. The process sounds pretty normal for convertible tops at the time. Flint City, AL 48843, USA THIS IS A VERY NICE AND RARE RENAULT ALLIANCE. 0 # 2169295875. The price was right, it looked well built, it was comfortable, I still think it was a stand out design of the 80’s. One niggle: the dealer we bought the car from tried to sell us the car with a slightly warped Alliance grille, thinking none of us would notice the defect or the different placement of the Renault diamond. What a slug! Cette Alliance a moteur d´origine injection de 1700 cc avec 78 din pk et boite automatique. Description for Renault Alliance L 1985: This vehicle is "For Sale by Owner," displayed at Gateway Classic Cars, who is acting only as a Sales Agent. 1985 Renault Alliance/Encore. Free shipping on many items | Browse your favorite brands | affordable prices. 1985 Renault Alliance A TRUE SURVIVOR!! While the US government decided Chrysler was too big to fail and bailed out the company with loan guarantees in 1979, American Motors was judged just the right size to fail and had to get bailed out by the French government.This led right to the weird history of the Renault Alliance, which included a Wisconsin-ized Renault 11 hatchback called the Encore. The guy got real quiet. I do say that it is singular. That’s of the Alliance MT, Motor Trend Car of the Year Edition. The Renault 9 and Renault 11 were compact automobiles produced by the French car manufacturer Renault between 1982 and 1988. Renault Alliance 1985, Fuel Pump Strainer by Autobest®. Ces deux constructeurs partent d'une base de "Renault 11" car il n'existe pas de "Renault 9" deux portes comme aux Etats-Unis. 1985 Renault Alliance/Encore 4 cyl, 1.4 L, Manual 4-spd Regular Gasoline: Not Available. Windshield is cracked and the car needs some TLC. A very interesting – and revealing – book about AMC’s final years with Renault is The Last American CEO by Jason Vines. This 1985 Renault Alliance Convertible is for sale in our Orlando Showroom and can be seen in greater detail including 100+ HD pictures and an HD video at www.GatewayClassicCars.com. The 9 was a 4-door sedan, launched in 1982, and was winner of the European Car of the Year award of the same … But he experienced serious reliability problems with that car – as did everyone else I knew who had bought one. Renault Alliance 1985, FN Series Oil Drain Valve by Fumoto®. Your email address will not be published. It runs smoothly until it reaches operating temperature and then everything shuts down. 1985 Renault Alliance. Contractual obligations as part of the purchase and sales agreement bound Chrysler to producing Renault’s all-new Premier sedan, but the Alliance and every other non-Jeep vehicle of the former American Motors Corporation were hastily put out to pasture, and not given Encore performances under Chrysler. Get the best deals on Transmission & Drivetrain Parts for 1985 Renault Alliance when you shop the largest online selection at eBay.com. Hahaha, I suppose you are right. Class: Cars, Sedan — Model origin: — Built in: — Made for: Background vehicle. 1987 Renault Alliance ,1986 Renault Alliance ,1986 Renault Encore ,1985 Renault Alliance ,1985 Renault Fuego ,1985 Renault Sportwagon ,1985 Renault Encore ,1984 Renault A. Advertisement: Categories: Buick Lamborghini Mercedes-benz Toyota Jensen Volvo Dodge Isuzu Opel Mini Chevrolet Bmw Saturn Saab Jaguar Scion Merkur Honda Bentley 1985 Renault Alliance. This 1985 Renault Alliance is listed on Craigslist outside Milwaukee, not far from where it was built, and is a first year model for the convertible. American Motors first ragtop in 16 years was the product of a joint development program between AMC and ASC Inc. Mechanically, it is in great shape except that it needs a new fuel pump (included). The ride was terrific for a small car, and the seats were very comfortable. Owner: Chris Roberts: Location: Belleville, Illinois United States map: Email: Vehicle: 1985 Renault Alliance Convertible: Motor: HPEVS AC-50 3-Phase AC: Drivetrain: Original 5-speed JB gearbox: Controller: Curtis 1238-7601: Batteries: 32 GBS 200AH, 3.20 Volt, Lithium Iron Phosphate: System Voltage: 96 … Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. I’d have bought one, but I didn’t need a car. We will see how that scheme turns out. Would that top have been considered cumbersome at the time? However, a few days later by the time we turned it in, my former positive impression turned somewhat south. However, a minor point – the Renault 9 was first introduced in October 1981, while the 11 was introduced in the beginning of 1983. It was an early production car and I was impressed. The service writer asked me, obviously looking for an excuse because they did not know how to fix my car, who installed my cruise control. I was unable to locate convertible production numbers, but I’d guess they were very high. Renault attempted to address the latter in 1985 by adding both a larger and more powerful 1.7-liter SOHC I4 with a 5-speed manual as available equipment. What I best remember was the two tone horn, and the steering felt like it was a chain drive between the steering column and the steering box. Renault Alliance Québec 1985. Dan, I like that you qualified for hat the convertibles looked good “with the top down”. 4.3 gals/ 100 miles . Date (recent) Price (highest first) ... 1985 renault alliance convertible. By the time I did, it was out of production. Find it here on Craigslist in Albuquerque, New Mexico for $3,500. A friend’s Volvo C-70 did the full automatic thing, complete with a built in boot cover, so I know what Brendan is getting at. City MPG: 22. city. It all comes down to what you find convenient and what you don’t. Condition: New. If you are sitting on the BoD of Renault, your worldview will be very different than if you are standing on a streetcorner in the US. The debut of the AMC-Renault Alliance (essentially a Kenosha-ized Renault 9) ... We had a rental Alliance in Chicago when visiting in 1985. Today’s full power tops are usually one touch automatic affairs, but then there are more parts that can fail. Here's the last nice Renault Alliance left. RockAuto ships auto parts and body parts from over 300 manufacturers to customers' doors worldwide, all at warehouse prices. THE CAR STARTS EVERYTIME AND … Every time I see a picture of a Dauphine I smile and shake my head a bit; in my mind the saddest example of a new car that I have ever driven. C $13.26. The Renault (USA) (AMC) cars are NOT YET COMPLETED in automobile-catalog. Like I said, incompetent shysters. Incorporating Fumoto's most compact ball valve, Fumoto's S series valves are designed to fit cars, light trucks, vans, and select commercial engines. I never drove one, but the ride/handling balance got good reviews here in the US. I have a 1985 Renault Alliance. Lots of spunk. Parking the car indoors most of the time undoubtedly helps. Which immediately negated twenty plus years of apologizing for the Dauphine. This paved the way for a new wave of Renault-based passenger cars sold through AMC’s dealer networks, giving the American automaker much needed replacements for its aging and fragmented lineup of small vehicles. The more aerodynamic Phase 2 appeared in 1987 where there was only a difference at the rear of the car, sedan or hatchback. A friend had a ’60 Lark VI convertible and it was much more modern and efficient and weather tight and rust free than my ’53 Windsor. The body panels are all good, no rust, trans shifts thru all gears fine. Here’s a photo of my mom sitting in it. CC Outtakes: A Toy Truck – What Could Be Better For Christmas? Oh, just great! Interestingly enough, the motor was designed to be either gas or diesel, this model says it is gas. So, for a tad over five grand, could you see yourself cruising in this drop top? Renault (USA) (AMC) catalogue ---->> 1983-1987 Renault Alliance catalogue ---->> The following … If I recall correctly, in its first year on the market, the Alliance outsold every competitive small car except for the Ford Escort. Only 150,000 Alliances and Encores were built in 1985, which includes all the available models. Our 1985 Renault Alliance repair manuals include all the information you need to repair or service your 1985 Alliance, including diagnostic trouble codes, descriptions, probable causes, step-by-step routines, specifications, and a troubleshooting guide. Hardly used by lady driver who bought it new - only 5,207 miles from new.Mechanically, it is in great shape except that it needs a new fuel … $51.99. I think by that time, most convertibles had gotten away from that step. If you enjoy This Day in Automotive History, please consider making a fast and secure PayPal donation. The process of the Alliance’s “automatic” top doesn’t seem all that more convenient than if it were fully manual. 290 satisfied customers. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. 1985 Renault Alliance “Renault EV Convertible” Last Updated 08-29-2014. Many new parts come with the car that … Initial sales of Renault’s subcompact range were strong, resulting in AMC’s first profit since 1979. Before delivery, they sold me a cruise control that was a Dana brand, rather than the OEM accessory They charged me the full price as with the real one too. That of course, was circa-1900, and my, did things change in the ensuing years. These models are equipped... One Touch Operation Allows for clean and mess free oil changes. Almost ironic that with the top up, these look a bit like a Chrysler convertible of nearly the same time period. Author Message; Hecubus 2007-04-24 02:16. Really, what world did you live in? Initially, it was a success. 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